The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Debt is normal, debt is sexy
A blogger notes how people are starting to talk about debt as if it’s a status symbol.
No mercy here for people who try to rationalize their high debt loads.
It’s only a matter of time for Canadian housing
An Atlanta-based business consultant and strategist recently read a Canadian financial adviser’s blog post on our real estate market and offered up this response. He thinks it’s only a matter of time until our market takes a hit. Note: He sees rates climbing a lot higher and faster than Canadian economists.
Cracks in the case for the variable-rate mortgage
Mortgage broker David Larock says he still likes variable-rate mortgages, but the latest interest rate trends have made it tougher to pick between them and fixed rate mortgages.
Larock’s case for variable-rate mortgages is made in this Carrick Talks Money video.
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